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Jan 11, 2013 11:00pm PST
. >> i'm carolyn johnson. we are also seeing fast-moving showers and lightning strikes. >> abc7 news meteorologist sandhya patel is tracking it for us on live doppler 7hd. >> dan and carolyn, our radar is now seeing the activity dying down. it was watching it develop. let me show you where we are still seeing some very light returns right now. live doppler 7hd is tracking some light rain around watsonville, out toward 129 and highway 1. take a look at this loop over the last three hours. the rain moved from the antioch rio vista area to the livermore valley. quickly moving into san jose, the santa cruz mountains we have had reports of hail and some brief downpours and snow in the mount hamilton-mount diablo area and one lightning strike east of fremont. as you look here the cold is settling in. another freeze warning for the santa clara valley. 2:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. freeze damage to crops and sensitive plants. light purple and bay shoreline under a frost advisory. temperatures in the low to mid30s. i'll be back to show you exactly how low the temperatures will drop and how long the
ABC
Jan 23, 2013 11:00pm PST
. i'm carolyn johnson. jay i'm dan ashley. here is a look at interstate 80. they are driving with wet and hazy conditions. the roads are slick, but there are no reports of any major problems. we saw showers for most of the day and into the night in several shots like this one in pleasanton. let's get the latest on the rain from meteorologist sandhya patel with live doppler 7hd. >> dan and carolyn, this system is very slow moving. it is not in a hurry to get out of here. i'll show you where we are still getting rain. this is the same system that started the rain this afternoon. from ukiah to clear lake we have seen light to moderate rain. i will take you in closer around the clear lake area where they are getting some of the moderate rain indicated in the yellow. calistoga, saint huh -- saint helena getting light rain and around first avenue as you can see and out toward fairfield light rain, alaska avenue. as we pan around the bay area from san francisco down the paw finishes law -- the peninsula, san mateo, redwood city, wet around belmont and 42nd avenue and foster city across the s
ABC
Jan 12, 2013 1:05am PST
tonight all around the bay area. it is chilly, boy. good evening. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm carolyn johnson. we are also seeing fast-moving showers and lightning strikes. >> abc7 news meteorologist sandhya patel is tracking it for us on live doppler 7hd. >> dan and carolyn, our radar is now seeing the activity dying down. it was watching it develop. let me show you where we are still seeing some very light returns right now. live doppler 7hd is tracking some light rain around watsonville, out toward 129 and highway 1. take a look at this loop over the last three hours. the rain moved from the antioch rio vista area to the livermore valley. quickly moving into san jose, the santa cruz mountains we have had reports of hail and some brief downpours and snow in the mount hamilton-mount diablo area and one lightning strike east of fremont. as you look here the cold is settling in. another freeze warning for the santa clara valley. 2:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. freeze damage to crops and sensitive plants. light purple and bay shoreline under a frost advisory. temperatures in the low to mid30s. i'll be b
ABC
Jan 18, 2013 11:00pm PST
championship game as police announce he is under investigation. good evening, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. tonight san francisco police are investigating an allegation of sexual assault involving crabtree. police say the incident happened last sunday morning in a san francisco hotel. he has not been detained or arrested. crabtree is said to be cooperating with police. he joined the team on the trip to atlanta for sunday's nfc championship game, and that's where abc7 news sports reporter mike shumann is live tonight. shu, what bad timing for this bombshell. >> well, dan, there is never good timing for a situation like this. the 49ers arrived 11:15 eastern standard time at the ritz carlton in downtown atlanta. crabtree was on the first bus. he was in the second row. he stood up and then sat back down as about 10 or 15 other players and 49er personnel got off the bus almost trying to distract us. they were trying to make it tough for us to shoot anybody getting off the bus. and then michael walked off the bus. you can see he was escorted by a personnel security man in the
ABC
Jan 22, 2013 11:00pm PST
of the debate, a high profile law man the city wants to hire to help fight crime. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. cop in los angeles and new now they are deciding whether they should hire him as a police consultant. alan wang is now live. he is certainly continue controversial. >> yes, the council addressing this an hour ago. but they had 150 speakers and they are prepared to go until 2:00 a.m. the council will be voting on whether or not to hire an over all -- an over all police consulting team that includes william bratten. about 20 police officers were called in to deal with a large group of people who do not want the city to hire high-profile police consultant. his zero tolerance police strategies have been controversial in other cities where he has worked. they say it gives officers too much discretion and leads to racial profiling and harassment. one man said his recent experience is typical. >> a police officer told me why am i sitting on my neighbor's stairs? i said because this is my neighbor's stairs. >> they left leaving a contingent of 10 local pastors to appeal to the h
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 11:00pm PST
24 years after she vanished. i'm carolyn johnson. >> and i'm dan ashley. the case remains an active investigation after all of these years. he was last seen on this date in 1989 on her way to an ice skating lesson in dublin. john alston spoke with her parents and he is live with the latest on the case. john? >> reporter: dan, eileen was last seen here on san ramon road. her family and her supporters walked by here in an annual ritual to keep this case alive. for the 24th year they made this walk through dublin and leading more than a hundred supporters. >> the turnout is amazing. i always worry there won't be anybody here and we have had a marvelous and an amazing turnout. >> i just hope this all leads to some information that might come out about eileen. >> reporter: eileen was 13 when she vanished while walking home from wells middle school on her way home from ice skating practice. that was january 30th, 1989. a missing children website has photos of what she might look like as an adult. tonight the procession went along the route she was thought to have followed when she vanishe
ABC
Jan 7, 2013 11:00pm PST
to survive. >>> good evening, i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm in for dan ashley. >>> an investigate is underway why a taverner ship crashed into the bay bridge. right now the ship is moored in the bay. and unlike the cosco busan which hit the bridge no, oil spoiled today. we're on treasure island with more. reporter: tourists coming to treasure island tonight are snapping pictures of san francisco and also snapping pictures of this, the over overa's raymar, it's all lit up as investigators try to find out why it happen. environmentalist believe no royal was spilled. >> we are looking at this as a close call and to learn lessons from. >> deb, on a tour of the bay, took these pictures and knows an oil spill disaster was averted. >> this time of year the currents are moving really fast and a lot of damage can happen as soon as oil is on the water. >> sky 7hd was over the 751-foot oil tanker overseas raymar, minutes after the vessel side-swiped a tower of the bay bridge, damaging the hull. investigators were combing every inch of the ship. >> the damage appears to be well above the waterline and a
ABC
Jan 8, 2013 1:05am PST
has severe burns to her face but is expected to survive. >>> good evening, i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm in for dan ashley. >>> an investigate is underway why a taverner ship crashed into the bay bridge. right now the ship is moored in the bay. and u cosco busan which hit the bridge no, oil spoiled today. we're on treasure island with more. reporter: tourists coming to treasure island tonight are snapping pictures of san francisco and also snapping pictures of this, the over overa's raymar, it's all lit up as investigators try to find out why it happen. environmentalist believe no royal was spilled. >> we are looking at this as a close call and to learn lessons from. >> deb, on a tour of the bay, took these pictures and knows an oil spill disaster was averted. >> this time of year the currents are moving really fast and a lot of damage can happen as soon as oil is on the water. >> sky 7hd was over the 751-foot oil tanker overseas raymar, minutes after the vessel side-swiped a tower of the bay bridge, damaging the hull. investigators were combing every inch of the ship. >> the damage ap
KOFY
Jan 24, 2013 12:00am PST
the bay area. you can see the rain soaked roads as we looked at the toll plaza. good evening. i'm carolyn johnson. jay i'm dan ashley. here is a look at interstate 80. they are driving with wet and hazy conditions. the roads are slick, but there are no reports of any major problems. we saw showers for most of the day and into the night in several shots like this one in pleasanton. let's get the latest on the rain from meteorologist sandhya patel with live doppler 7hd. >> dan and carolyn, this system is very slow moving. it is not in a hurry to get out of here. i'll show you where we are still getting rain. this is the same system that started the rain this afternoon. from ukiah to clear lake we have seen light to moderate rain. i will take you in closer around the clear lake area where they are getting some of the moderate rain indicated in the yellow. calistoga, saint huh -- saint helena getting light rain and around first avenue as you can see and out toward fairfield light rain, alaska avenue. as we pan around the bay area from san francisco down the paw finishes law -- the peninsula,
KOFY
Jan 31, 2013 12:00am PST
that >> the mother and her family and friends are refusing to give up hope 24 years after she vanished. i'm carolyn johnson. >> and i'm dan ashley. the case remains an active investigation after all of these years. he was last seen on this date in 1989 on her way to an ice skating lesson in dublin. john alston spoke with her parents and he is live with the latest on the case. john? >> reporter: dan, eileen was last seen here on san ramon road. her family and her supporters walked by here in an annual ritual to keep this case alive. for the 24th year they made this walk through dublin and leading more than a hundred supporters. >> the turnout is amazing. i always worry there won't be anybody here and we have had a marvelous and an amazing turnout. >> i just hope this all leads to some information that might come out about eileen. >> reporter: eileen was 13 when she vanished while walking home from wells middle school on her way home from ice skating practice. that was january 30th, 1989. a missing children website has photos of what she might look like as an adult. tonight the procession went along
ABC
Jan 19, 2013 1:05am PST
announce he is under investigation. good evening, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. tonight san francisco police are investigating an allegation of sexual assault involving crabtree. police say the incident happened last sunday morning in a san francisco hotel. he has not been detained or arrested. crabtree is said to be cooperating with police. he joined the team on the trip to atlanta for sunday's nfc championship game, and that's where abc7 news sports reporter mike shumann is live tonight. shu, what bad timing for this bombshell. >> well, dan, there is never good timing for a situation like this. the 49ers arrived 11:15 eastern standard time at the ritz carlton in downtown atlanta. crabtree was on the first bus. he was in the second row. he stood up and then sat back down as about 10 or 15 other players and 49er personnel got off the bus almost trying to distract us. they were trying to make it tough for us to shoot anybody getting off the bus. and then michael walked off the bus. you can see he was escorted by a personnel security man in the red baseball cap. he was the
ABC
Jan 23, 2013 1:05am PST
man the city wants to hire to help fight crime. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. cop in los angeles and new now they are deciding whether they should hire him as a police consultant. alan wang is now live. he is certainly continue controversial. >> yes, the council addressing this an hour ago. but they had 150 speakers and they are prepared to go until 2:00 a.m. the council will be voting on whether or not to hire an over all -- an over all police consulting team that includes william bratten. about 20 police officers were called in to deal with a large group of people who do not want the city to hire high-profile police consultant. his zero tolerance police strategies have been controversial in other cities where he has worked. they say it gives officers too much discretion and leads to racial profiling and harassment. one man said his recent experience is typical. >> a police officer told me why am i sitting on my neighbor's stairs? i said because this is my neighbor's stairs. >> they left leaving a contingent of 10 local pastors to appeal to the hiring of bratton. >> i su
ABC
Jan 23, 2013 4:00pm PST
-moving system. how long you'll need rain gear coming up. >> good evening, i'm cheryl jengs. >> i'm carolyn johnson. the consultant hired to help fight crime says he's ready to get to work. the city council approved the hiring of william bratton and this hearing ended at 2:30 this morning. abc 7 news spoke with brat ontoday, brat onseems confident he can make a difference in spite of the controversy. >> remember that adage success breeds success? well, it's followed this police chief from new york to los angeles and he tell meez there are strategy that's will work in oakland. in detroit he's trying to dot same there. >> bill brat onis confident. >> i've never had to hear in km crime did not go down in the city. that i was working in. crime continued to go down. >> the philosophy is control behavior of criminals, flood hot spots with officers. the places where most of the violent crimes take place. the hot spots where the drug marketplaces were host shootings occurred. he reassigned hundreds to the narcotics unit. drug-related homicides dropped. >> we do it by controlling illegal behavior. y
ABC
Jan 25, 2013 5:30pm PST
off to new orleans for super bowl 47. good evening, everybody, i'm larry beil. >> and i'm carolyn johnson. if you've ever dined in san francisco you've notice a health care surcharge. the question is whether the money is going to employee health care or lining pockets of some restaurant yorns. mark? >> we're on columbus avenue. a street famous for the restaurants. some of whom have been adding this surcharge to the bill. today, the city attorney said five million dollars from the year 2011 has gone missing. city attorney says restaurants are required to report how much they've collected and spent a few of them appear to be cheating. >> they imposed surcharges on customers to cover costs with the universal health care law but used little or none of the funds to provide benefits to employee autos the surcharge appears on some restaurant bills. john says
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 5:30pm PST
after the big game. good evening, i'm dan ashley. >> i'm carolyn johnson. mayor lee suggested san francisco bar owners might want to consider serving something other than hard alcohol on super bowl sunday. he saw what happened after the giants won the world series in october and doesn't want drunken fans to give a repeat performance. abc 7 news and wayne freedman under new orleans tonight. but first, carolyn tileler with the blow back carolyn? >> you can expect sports bars here along the embark dare yes to be packed on sunday. the mayor hope that's those who serve the drinks and those who consume drinks do so responsibly but one idea has the alcohol industry fired up. >> maybe also, to suggest that they serve something but heavy alcohol during time of celebration that doesn't help with people who want to maybe go beyond the bounds of acceptibility on celebration autos that is the comment that captured attention. san francisco mayor ed lee announcing plans to visit restaurants and bars in areas marred by violence following the world series win. the mayor never mentioned and outrigh
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 11:00pm PST
that's all for now. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm carolyn johnson thanks for joining us. 7 news continues tomorrow morning starting at 4:30. >> of course always available at 7 news.com and facebook and twitter and 7 news bay area we appreciate your time. >> leave you now with a live shot of the superdome in new orleans. >> hey! did you know that honey nut cheerios has oats that can help lower cholesterol? and it tastes good? sure does! ♪ wow. [ buzz ] delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? bee happy. bee healthy. with clusters of flakes and o's. oh, ho ho... it's the honey sweetness. i...i mean, you...love. "jimmy kimmel live!" tonight -- jude law, comedian j.b. smoove and music from gavin degraw with cleto and the cletones. and now, hold on. here's jimmy kimmel! ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: hi, everyone. i'm jimmy. i'm the host of the show. thank you for watching. thank you for joining me here in hollywood where we are -- i'm glad you're enthused. we're celebrating a milestone tonight our show pr
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 1:05am PST
after it came out. >> that's cute. all right that's all for now. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm carolyn johnson thanks for joining us. 7 news continues tomorrow morning starting at 4:30. >> of course always available at 7 news.com and facebook and twitter and 7 news bay area we appreciate your time. >> leave you now with a live shot of the superdome in new orleans. >> story of the day. >> it's called skouching, as in skiing on a couch. you nail skis to a couch, go to the top of a hill and let gravely do its thing and take the ride down. if you don't understand the rose bud reference, here's a hit. citizen cane. >> they say there aren't many rules, just be safe and have fun. my question is, how do these things just start up? who decides i'm going to attach some skis to a lounger and go skiing. >> one word -- alcohol. i would much rather have taken the couch down than falling the way i fell out there in beautiful park city, utah. great town, but i took some tumbles out there. i'll take the lazy boy any day of the week, with my chicken wings. >>> coming up next, the advertisers gaining an
ABC
Jan 31, 2013 1:05am PST
are refusing to give up hope 24 years after she vanished. i'm carolyn johnson. >> and i'm dan ashley. the case remains an active investigation after all of these years. he was last seen on this date in 1989 on her way to an ice skating lesson in dublin. s and he is live withh her with the latest on the case. john? >> reporter: dan, eileen was last seen here on san ramon road. her family and her supporters walked by here in an annual ritual to keep this case alive. for the 24th year they made this walk through dublin and leading more than a hundred supporters. >> the turnout is amazing. i always worry there won't be anybody here and we have had a marvelous and an amazing turnout. >> i just hope this all leads to some information that might come out about eileen. >> reporter: eileen was 13 when she vanished while walking home from wells middle school on her way home from ice skating practice. that was january 30th, 1989. a missing children website has photos of what she might look like as an adult. tonight the procession went along the route she was thought to have followed when she vanished. in
ABC
Jan 10, 2013 4:00pm PST
of good reading to do. thanks for joining us. i'm carolyn johnson. >> larry: i'm larry beil. >> snow and ice hit some of the highest peaks, there is a big chill down on the streets. one spot is expected to be the coldest tonight. >> and i'm meteorologist sandhya patel. get ready for an icy cold night. >> dan: and how the rescue of a gator that guard add huge stash of pot may have contributed to his sudden death. >> cheryl: temperatures dipped low enough but a light dusting of snow hit the highest elevations. >> dan: get ready to bundle up. it's freezing temperatures return. meteorologist sandhya patel is here to show you where the warnings are going up. >> warnings and frost advisories are going up a good part of the bay area. live doppler 7-hd, our radar in st. helena combining with the national weather service radar both picking up quite a lot of activity. we did receive snow in the santa cruz mountains up to an inch above 3,000 feet. even above 2,000 feet and southern monterey county, over 4,000 foot elevations, six inches of snow. it was cold enough for it. with the cold air movi
ABC
Jan 12, 2013 8:00am PST
. carolyn johnson has the details. >> for jessica, microbes are a look into your body. >> everything in your gut is eating what you eat. >> she is talking about what lives in our stomachs. a community known as microbion. they helped unveil a genetic map help identify all the bacteria present. they believe knowing which organisms are there and what they are doing can tell us a lot. >> there is wide range of diseases. from obesity to diabetes. >> they are launching a start-up gutted level on gene sequencing companies. associate director believes the project could pay off. >> they are turning into science in into this. >> they will receive a quit and send back samples. they hope to provide valuable clues. >> you are eating more carbss this than you think you are. or are you are drinking a lot of caffeine. >> it could be compared to other databases as it advances benefiting both individuals and the scientific community and unlocking the mysteries in our own bodies. >>> she says that is not the only innovation. it's being funding by cloud sous can. they have signed up 350 people in few weeks. >>>
KOFY
Jan 19, 2013 12:00am PST
. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. tonight san francisco police are investigating an allegation of sexual assault involving crabtree. police say the incident happened last sunday morning in a san francisco hotel. he has not been detained or arrested. crabtree is said to be cooperating with police. he joined the team on the trip to atlanta for sunday's nfc championship game, and that's where abc7 news sports reporter mike shumann is live tonight. shu, what bad timing for this bombshell. >> well, dan, there is never good timing for a situation like this. the 49ers arrived 11:15 eastern standard time at the ritz carlton in downtown atlanta. crabtree was on the first bus. he was in the second row. he stood up and then sat back down as about 10 or 15 other players and 49er personnel got off the bus almost trying to distract us. they were trying to make it tough for us to shoot anybody getting off the bus. and then michael walked off the bus. you can see he was escorted by a personnel security man in the red baseball cap. he was there for two to three seconds and then he was gone. i h
ABC
Jan 19, 2013 5:00am PST
comfortable. abc7 news health and science reporter carolyn johnson has the details. >> ellen sue is all smiles when she plays with her newborn son. a smile that's actually improving thanks to evolving technology. >> today we will scan your feet. >> she's beenfied for the popular invisaline braces. >> it's a departure from the traditional molds used by most orthodontists. >> now we can have models without taking the goopy impressions. >> first he reaches for the scanner that will photograph ellen's teeth. it's connected to a computer system that will ultimately beam the images from her practice in san francisco to the itera lab. over the next several minutes the doctor guides the camera around ellen's upper and lower jaw line. the device is completely optical. no radiation. >> we can get these areas here. >> step by step the camera builds a three-dimensional map of her teeth. the computer alerts the dentist if the section doesn't have a complete image so it can be rephotographed. >> it's very precise and very accurate. >> she said the process is typically quicker than traditional impressionings
ABC
Jan 19, 2013 8:00am PST
a lot more comfortable. health and science reporter carolyn johnson has the details. >> helen sue is all smiles when she plays with her newborn son. she has benefited for the popular invisoline braces. it's to adjust them is departure from traditional molds used by other doctors. >> it's called the health scanner. we can have study models without taking the immaterial presentations. >> first they reach for the scanner that will photograph her teeth. it's connected to a computer system that will beam the images from her practice in san francisco to the itero lab. over the next several minutes the doctor guides the camera around ellen's up and lower jaw line. it's optical. >> these little areas right there. >> step by step they build a map of her teeth. computer alerts the dentist they don't have a complete image so it can be rephotographed. >> it's very accurate. >> it's quicker than traditional impressions. >> you have to leave the material that does not taste good from three to five minutes. if it wasn't a good impression they would have to take another one. >> cost can vary by practice
ABC
Jan 20, 2013 5:00am PST
health and science reporter carolyn johnson has the details. >> when most people see a stack of legos you see this and this guy sees building blocks of science. his campus used piles of them to construction their very own working lego microscope. >> the microscope essentially is made out of two lenses the. the first one is here. >> they did need to fabricate a few specialty parts in the lab's 3d printer. a kind of computer easy bake oven that converts schools of snap on objects like lens holders. the results, a working device built to answer all kinds of scientific questions except the one you may be asking yourself right now, why build a microscope out of legos at all? the answer is a new program just launched at ucsf. it's a course designed to change the way scientists think about their work. one of the goals is to make research projects more practice by focusing on the end user. >> and having them work together in this ideal-based way. brainstorming ideas. it brings a new dimension to the way that science can be done. >> as a test case, the team was tasked with reimagining uses for cel
ABC
Jan 20, 2013 6:00am PST
. abc7 news health and science reporter carolyn johnson has the details. >> when most people see a stack of legos, you see this, and this guy sees building blocks of science. his campus used piles of them to construct their very own working lego microscope. >> the microscope essentially is made out of two lenses. the first one is here. >> they did need to fabricate a few specialty parts in the lab's 3d printer. a kind of computer easy bake oven that converts schools of snap-on objects like lens holders. the results, a working device built to answer all kinds of scientific questions except the one you may be asking yourself right now, why build a microscope out of legos at all? the answer is a new program just launched at ucsf. it's a course designed to change the way scientists think about their work. the director says one of the goals is to make research projects more practice by focusing on the end user. >> and having them work together in this idea-based way. brainstorming ideas. it brings a new dimension to the way that science can be done. >> as a test case, the team was tasked with
ABC
Jan 11, 2013 4:00pm PST
. and hates worked for him. >> thank you. >> thanks for joining us for abc 7 news at 4:00. i'm carolyn johnson. >> abc 7 news at 5:00 begins right now. >> thank you. breaking news in a plant has workers make discovery of a body in the trashánb- >> another night of freezing cold conditions and warnings you need about going into the weekend. >> the way people are being targeted for phones in one city this, is a story you'll see only on abc 7 news. >> a seek ree cycling center turns up a grisly discovery, a body found among all of the trash. >> this story just now unfolding this afternoon. >> the sheriff's department says a bod yes was found this afternoon at novato disposeal services business on petaluma boulevard off highway 101. sergio, what have you learned?. >> there is not a lot of information coming from the ík know is that body wad here at the site that is a q in petaluma. that body found about 1:45 this afternoon. let's show you video we have sky 7. a different perspective on the ground here.aó3ú a quick conversation with workers on scene tell me the body found inside of a large bui
ABC
Jan 12, 2013 5:00am PST
. abc7 news health and science reporter carolyn johnson has the details. >> for jessica, mike -- microbes are a win dough into the human body. >> everything in your gut, you are eating what you eat. >> she's talking about the thousands of biological hitchhikers that live in our bodies. earlier this year researchers at the glad stone institute at ucf did a detailed map that helped and catalog all the bacteria present in the human digestive system. they believe knowing which organisms are there and what they are doing can tell us a lot about what is going on inside our bodies. >> there's a wide range of diseases, everything from obesity to diabetes. >> to take advantage of that information, richmond and her team are launching a start-up called u-bium. it's like 23 and m it's head quartered at an incubator lab at ucf. doug crawford believes the project could pay multiple dividends. >> they are turning science into a business with success. she said once the dna is sequence, the company hopes to provide valuable clues about an individual's health style. >> it looks like you are eat
ABC
Jan 12, 2013 6:00am PST
the public, your organisms. idea is to peak inside your body and surprise you with the results. carolyn johnson, health and sighen reporter, has the details. >> for jessica, microbes are a window into the human body. >> everything in your gut, you are eating what you eat. >> she's talking about the thousands of biological hitchhikers that live in our stomachs and in our bodies. a community known as our microbiome. earlier this year researchers at the glad stone institute at ucf did a detailed map that helped and catalog all the bacteria present in the human digestive system. they believe knowing which organisms are there and what they are doing can tell us a lot about what is going on inside our bodies. >> there's a wide range of diseases, everything from obesity to diabetes. >> to take advantage of that information, richmond and her team are launching a start-up called u-bium. kind of a gut level variation on gene sequencing. it's headquartered at an incubator lab at ucf. doug crawford believes the project could pay multiple dividends. >> they are turning science into impact with alrea
ABC
Jan 13, 2013 5:00am PST
on everything from your vision to quality of life. here's carolyn johnson with the details. >> on a bad day, even driving can be a challenge for helen cole. >> the hardest part about driving is seeing the signs clearly and it adds a distinctive glare of buriness. >> while her normal vision is fine, the blurriness comes from a condition called dry eye. she's forced to treat it throughout the day. >> from the time you get up in the morning your eyes already feel gritty, sometimes they are swollen. definitely red and they have a burning sensation. >> you have a relatively low oil here. >> the opt tommologist said the condition is often caused by a lack of oil which allows the eye's natural shape pour to evaporate. he is going to treat it with a new technology called bipiflow. first they perform a laser scan of her eyes to measure the amount and quality of the oil, as well as her natural pattern of blinking. >> that represents the blinks. >> after analyzing the data, the doctor places two small cups directly on to helen's eyes. they are designed to reach the oil glands beneath her eyelids. >> i
ABC
Jan 13, 2013 6:00am PST
carolyn johnson with the details. >> on a bad day, even driving can be a challenge for helen cole. >> the hardest part about driving is seeing the signs clearly and it adds a distinctive glare of bluriness. >> while her normal vision is fine, the blurriness comes from a condition called dry eye. she's forced to treat it throughout the day. >> from the time you get up in the morning your eyes already feel gritty, sometimes they are swollen. definitely red and they have a burning sensation. >> you have a relatively low oil here. >> the ophtamologist said the condition is often caused by a lack of oil which allows the eye's natural oil to evaporate. he is going to treat it with a new technology called lipiflow. it's from pure science. >> that's perfect. >> first they perform a laser scan of her eyes to measure the amount and quality of the oil, as well as her natural pattern of blinking. >> that represents the blinks. >> after analyzing the data, the doctor places two small cups directly on to helen's eyes. they are designed to reach the oil glands beneath her eyelids. >> it warms th
ABC
Jan 13, 2013 9:00am PST
to your quality of life. here is abc7 news health and science reporter carolyn johnson with the details. >> on a bad day, even driving can be a challenge for helen cole. >> the hardest part about driving is seeing the signs clearly and it adds a distinctive glare of blurriness. >> while her normal vision is fine, the blurriness comes from a condition called dry eye. in helen's case it is so severe she's forced to treat it with drops and compresses throughout the day. >> from the time you get up in the morning your eyes already feel gritty, sometimes they are swollen. definitely red and they have a burning sensation. >> you have a relatively low oil layer. >> the ophtamologist said the condition is often caused by a lack of oil which allows the eye's natural oil to evaporate. he is going to treat it with a new technology called lipiflow. it's from pure science. -- tier science. >> that's perfect. >> first they perform a laser scan of her eyes to measure the amount and quality of the oil, as well as her natural pattern of blinking. >> that represents the blinks. >> after analyzing the dat
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 5:00pm PST
up next. >> and tonight on jimmy kimmel live, magic johnson. jimmy kimmel live airs week nights right here in its new time following carolyn and me with abc 7 news at 11:00.ñcús]ñ >>> coming up a better than expected earnings report from facebook. and mayor ed lee's safety campaign but sit helping to reassure concerned business ownersúáríwr? >>> a map can give us insight into the super bowl. >> 35 million facebook users this map looks like niners fans dominate the nation. >> ravens fans mostly on the >> i like those results. very good. >> that is is going to do it for us. >>> this is "world news." tonight, a wall of wind roaring across the country, spawning a big tornado. wracking a town. winds so rough, they knock over a freight train and topple a helicopter as it tries to land. >>> showdown. congresswoman gabby giffords makes a surprise appearance to push congress on guns and violence. >> the time is now. you must act. >> her opposition? the head of the nra. so, who won the first round? >>> the $275 million man on the ropes tonight? the guy who got all the glamour and the girl
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